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Growing Your Business - Licensing and Export Seminar 10 March 2016

The GCA is delighted to present two short, focused seminars in one afternoon, with a two great panels of expert speakers!

The seminars will take place at the Business Design Centre, Islington, London.
Registration: 1.30pm
Seminar: 2pm - 5pm
Cost: £45+VAT per person

Part One: Licensing
This session is aimed at members looking to explore licensing as a way to build their brand and add to their revenue streams by partnering with specialists in a range of products areas.

Part Two: Export
This session covers all the areas a budding greeting card exporter should know about.
 
Our eminent speakers comprise:
 
Kelvyn Gardner – MD of LIMA, the association for the licensing industry.
An overview of this multibillion pound industry and the nuts and bolts of licensing.
 
Steve Jones Blackett of Wendy Jones Blackett
With licensing partners in the UK and overseas, Steve talks about his journey and experiences in the licensing world.
 
Margaret Briffa of Briffa LLP
The legal perspective: how to protect your designs, common misconceptions, myths debunked and different types of licensing agreements.
 
Ged Mace of the Art File
When is the right time to export? How to get started, practicalities and financial implications.
 
Deborah Lynch Doyle of UKTI
UK Trade and Investment is the government’s export body. How UKTI can help publishers find new markets overseas.
 
And Margaret Briffa returns to talk about the legalities and how to protect your business dealings overseas.

Both seminars will be rounded off with a panel Q&A session.
 
This event is coming up very quickly, so please book now to reserve your place!

This is a member only event, if you would like to attend please contact Sharon Little